Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 41, Issue 2, pp 267–269

John C. P. Williams of Williams-Beuren syndrome

  • Howard M. Lenhoff
  • Rita L. Teele
  • Patricia M. Clarkson
  • Walter E. Berdon
Historical Perspective


John C.P. Williams of New Zealand, whose name is associated with Williams-Beuren syndrome, spent his known professional career primarily in cardiovascular research. His disappearance in the mid-1970s and his later life remain a mystery.


Williams Beuren History of medicine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Howard M. Lenhoff
    • 1
  • Rita L. Teele
    • 2
    • 3
  • Patricia M. Clarkson
    • 4
  • Walter E. Berdon
    • 5
  1. 1.Developmental & Cell Biology, School of Biological SciencesUniversity of California, IrvineIrvineUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Starship Children’s HospitalAuckland Medical SchoolAucklandNew Zealand
  3. 3.Department of Radiology, Children’s HospitalHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  4. 4.Green Lane Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac ServiceStarship Children’s HospitalAucklandNew Zealand
  5. 5.Department of RadiologyChildren’s Hospital of New YorkNew YorkUSA

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